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2023 Impact Report

See how far we have come. And how far we’ll go. You put the power into prevention. Together, thanks to supporters like you and our loyal BCPP community, we continue to make major public health strides in removing our exposure to toxic chemicals linked to breast cancer...

Meet Breast Cancer Survivor Dana Friedman

Faces of Prevention Interview with Dana Friedman: wife, sister, mom, advocate, runner, breast cancer survivor   BCPP: Dana, let’s begin with your journey discovering toxics in our everyday lives and products. What was your aha moment? When did you first...

Plastics and the PVC Spill: Ask a Scientist

Welcome to our series: Ask a Scientist With BCPP Science Team Dr. Rainbow Rubin, PhD, MPH, and Pujeeta Chowdhary, MPH You asked about plastics. We have answers. The environmental links to breast cancer are complex. Yet, we all shouldn’t have to be scientists to better...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 4: Lindsey Shelley

Guest Post by Lindsey Shelley, Mindfully Beautiful Mama  As a mother of four daughters, it has always been my mission to lead them on a path that will positively impact their health. Being a mom is no easy task! Knowing that I will not always be able to make choices...

Take PFAS Forever Chemicals Out of Our Takeout

Update: Victory! California Governor Newsom signed the BCPP co-sponsored California Safer Food Packaging and Cookware Act (CA AB1200) into law October 5, 2021. Thank you for all your support!  By BCPP Senior Policy Advocate, Lisette van Vliet In our busy lives, food...

Melissa: My personal breast cancer story

Guest Post by Melissa Gabriel, Wife, Mother, Better Beauty Advocate, Breast Cancer Survivor This Giving Tuesday, join us and honor the many Faces of Prevention. The real people who inspire our daily work to create a toxic-free world. Up first is Melissa, a clean...

Victory! 3 BCPP-Sponsored CA Bills Signed Into Law

Letter from Janet Nudelman, BCPP Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics I am writing to say HOORAY and thank you! Last week CA Governor Newsom signed 3 BCPP-sponsored bills into law, reducing our exposure to chemicals linked...

Cosmetic Safety: 82 years later, have things changed?

By Janet Nudelman, Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA) into law in 1938.  Back then, you could rent a house for $27/month, a loaf...

Changemakers’ Chat: EO Co-Founder and Co-CEO Susan Griffin-Black

BCPP’s Changemakers’ Chat webinar interview series is bringing together the BCPP community and our partners during this time of uncertainty. This month, join BCPP and pioneering Founder and Co-CEO, Susan Griffin-Black, for a discussion on clean beauty,...

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